Dalkia Aegis Blog

Natural Gas Beats Coal in the Energy Sector

Natural gas continues its rise as the nation’s largest share of electricity generation after first surpassing coal-fired generation in 2016. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) , natural gas accounted for 38% of total electricity generation in 2019, followed by 23% for coal. The EIA points out that new natural gas generation capacity additions have continued to displace coal-fired power plants, and that in 2019, about 5% of U.S. coal-fired capacity was retired due to closing plants. And as natural gas beats coal in the supply of energy, the environment is benefiting as well.

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Avoid Con Ed Price Hikes with CHP

Con Ed customers are (unfortunately) accustomed to paying top dollar for their electricity. Last year, while the nationwide average rate for a kilowatt hour of electricity was 13.31 cents, Con Ed charged residential customers nearly double—26.36 cents per kilowatt hour.

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2019 WWA Tradeshow: Splash into Energy Savings with Aegis

Powering a huge entertainment complex—especially one with special needs, like a waterpark—is no small task. In addition to the cost, reliability is a key factor; if you lose power, you lose money. That’s why we hope to see you at the 2019 WWA Tradeshow hosted by the World Waterpark Association at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando on October 8 and 9.

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2019 BuildingEnergy NYC: Ideas to Electrify

“The best conference on energy efficiency that
I know of.” – 2018 Attendee

We’re excited to join practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency and renewable energy for a day of learning and networking. It’s the 2019 BuildingEnergy NYC
conference, on Thursday, September 26, hosted by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA). This year’s theme is “Electrification:” how it will affect design, construction, related policies, user engagement and other areas.

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Solar Farm Shines a Light on Sustainability, Growth and Renewal

There’s a well-known saying that goes, “The optimist says the glass is half full. The pessimist says the glass is half empty." Applying that rationale to an abandoned and fire-damaged former paper manufacturing facility located in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the pessimist might call for the structure to be demolished. Our leaders looked at the building, however, and saw nothing but shining opportunity.

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